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Phil Indeblanc

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Re: Recent Professional Works 2
« Reply #900 on: November 25, 2013, 01:38:58 PM »

Im not sure how much movements would play into this ? at such mag you are limited on the F due to sensor and lens diffrac, and TT/S is hardly going to bring that any further. I would think a smaller sensor would give you more DOF
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Re: Recent Professional Works 2
« Reply #901 on: November 25, 2013, 04:58:22 PM »

Hello

Thanks for the kind comments. It's my website.
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« Reply #902 on: November 25, 2013, 05:05:53 PM »

Hi Keith

I often visit the LuLa site. It reminds me I should get out of the studio more often.
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« Reply #903 on: November 26, 2013, 12:23:26 AM »

Yes, out of the studio is always helpful.  It would be great to also hear your take on the questions and comments regarding the actual need for tilt/shift, and MF sensors, etc.

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« Reply #904 on: November 27, 2013, 05:25:15 PM »

Sorry about he delay in replying. It's been a bit busy in the studio this week.

Covering a few of the topics a page or so back.
Slobodan, a tip for gluing rings. Don't use wax use hot glue. The Bosch hot glue guns with their own brand of glue stick can deliver a tiny dab of glue to the ring shank. It flicks off afterwards with your finger nail or if stubborn, a little lighter fuel loosens it. Only on the metal! never on precious stones or pearls. Ever!
Yes I shoot MF. Yes I also use focus stacking and tilt/shift and some times I use a combination of both. It depends on the shot.
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« Reply #905 on: November 27, 2013, 05:50:41 PM »

Thanks for getting back Paul. good to hear.
Do you think a sensor like the D800E or A7R would be a quality option to get more DOF without giving up anything but more resolution? Any chance to test it?

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« Reply #906 on: November 27, 2013, 06:02:23 PM »

Hello,

Taken with my Nikon D800E attached to a Horseman VCC adaptor with a Rodenstock 120mm Apo Rodagon lens.

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« Reply #907 on: November 27, 2013, 06:09:40 PM »

Nice Simon,
With 120, you get more DOF with it I would think. less stack. Did you compose that preshot or after? I tend to take pieces alone then composite. but this takes more shots per as I try and fill the frame. Nice how you and the D800e held the highlights on the stone...or perhaps that was handy work?
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« Reply #908 on: November 27, 2013, 06:14:00 PM »

what are some limitations to the VCC? you might be limited on extension it looks? And you can attach the screw on lenses from a "standard" Sinar lens board? Maybe not as the elements behind are gonna be close to the body. I wonder if there is a 180 of this adaptable lens?  Very cool!
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« Reply #909 on: November 27, 2013, 07:02:53 PM »

Hi Phil,

This image consists of 12 images which where focus stacked with Helicon Focus.

I shot all 3 rings at the same time.

I exposed for the highlights so they where safe.

The longest lens I have for the Horseman VCC is the Rodenstock 150mm Rodagon lens which is also very sharp.

This wine bottle was taken with the 150mm

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« Reply #910 on: November 27, 2013, 07:50:39 PM »

Simon,
Would you tell us what type of lighting you used for the rings?  How many?  I like the way you have a subtle shadow of the rings. 
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« Reply #911 on: November 27, 2013, 08:03:14 PM »

Yes, come over and light it for us...

But seriously, how do you find the differnece of MF (below 40mp) to your setup?
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Re: Recent Professional Works 2
« Reply #912 on: November 27, 2013, 08:06:05 PM »

Very nice wine bottle image. Besides the great light, that touch of creme background makes all the difference
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« Reply #913 on: November 27, 2013, 09:26:57 PM »

Hello,

The ring where lit with 3 Bowens heads fitted with honeycombs. I have had made a large Perspex tube made with a removable lid made which I shoot the light trough. As an ex manufacturing jeweller in my past life the one thing I dislike is seeing the outlines of soft boxes and reflector boards.

I was using a Mamiya 645AFDII with a Leaf Aptus 75 on the Horseman VCC before the D800E and the Nikon has a bigger dynamic range than the Leaf.

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Re: Recent Professional Works 2
« Reply #914 on: November 28, 2013, 12:58:40 AM »

Would be awsome to have that ring image of yours side by side with A75 vs D800
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« Reply #915 on: November 28, 2013, 01:53:45 PM »

I was invited to make a posting about a large format film image of mine for the Eastern Sierra Center for Photography blog:blog.http://esc4p.org/2013/11/tales-from-the-lens-kirk-gittings/
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« Reply #916 on: November 28, 2013, 02:29:44 PM »

I was invited to make a posting about a large format film image of mine for the Eastern Sierra Center for Photography blog:blog.http://esc4p.org/2013/11/tales-from-the-lens-kirk-gittings/


Kirk, that print 'look' takes me back half a century to my pro initiation in an industrial photo-unit; 4x5 and larger give something special - there's just no getting away from it. 6x6 'blads etc., Pentax 67, nothing really looks like large sheet film.

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« Reply #917 on: November 29, 2013, 08:55:48 AM »

More coffee machines  i'm afraid ;D  though i have been out on location this week shooting non-caffeinated things.
same machine but 2 different looks. top one is for a feature, bottom one a test shot for me.
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« Reply #918 on: November 29, 2013, 11:13:27 AM »

These shots really have me salivating and lusting for one of these gorgeous machines.
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Re: Recent Professional Works 2
« Reply #919 on: November 29, 2013, 12:40:29 PM »

I like the agressive bottom angle machine
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